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LSI promotes new Hot Shot’s Secret brand manager

Steinmetz will be developing the long-term brand vision and strategy for Hot Shot’s Secret performance.

LSI adds new Ohio distribution, shipping hub

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils and custom lubricant solutions provider for industrial clients, has expanded its warehouse footprint with the addition of a 24,000 sq.-ft. facility located in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. The facility was purchased to improve the efficiency and distribution of the company’s Hot

Lubrication Specialties Inc. forms LSI Chemical

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) has announced the creation of LSI Chemical. The company says that LSI Chemical will be focused on Nano additive technology and development of innovative base oils through product development, partnerships and acquisition opportunities. The company says new products planned by LSI Chemical will incorporate the company’s true Nano technology, colorless Nano

Fuel additives: Are they worth it?

You see the advertisements, you see the charts and statistics, but when it comes down to brass tacks, do fuel additives work? Chris Gabrelcik, founder and chief executive officer of Lubrication Specialties, had some thoughts.

Lubrication Specialties Inc. celebrates 20th anniversary

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Founded in 1997 by Chris Gabrelcik, LSI began as an equipment chemical solutions provider for commercial and industrial accounts for major manufacturers including: Nucor Steel, American Showa, Midwest Industries, X-Tec and Navistar. The company’s initial focus was on keeping equipment running in top shape by developing

Preventative maintenance to ensure stiction removal

Today’s engines rely heavily on proper lubrication to run at maximum efficiency. Even a properly maintained engine can lose up to 4 HP per year. Of course, some of the loss is due to component wear such as worn cylinder rings. Other losses are due to sludge or varnish build up that degrades performance. Sludge

How fuel additives are enhancing engine performance

You don’t need to tell maintenance managers that contamination of even very small amounts of precipitated wax in diesel fuel can cause serious problems. Properly blended diesel fuel—with the right additives—keeps fuel clean and engines running properly. The blending of additives is an exact science, which continues to be perfected. Designed for performance Diesel engines

Solving stiction: The cholesterol of the diesel engine

Over time, cholesterol builds up in the veins of the human body, limiting blood flow and causing myriad other problems. Often known as the silent killer, cholesterol in the body is very similar to stiction in a diesel engine—the sticky-friction created from the build up of burnt hydrocarbons (oil or fuel). It is often the